Pandas, Warrior and Wall

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                      Pandas, Warrior and Wall
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                      Pandas, Warrior and Wall
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                      Pandas, Warrior and Wall

The Concept

Students experience the great cities of Shanghai and Beijing, the spectacular province of Chengdu and the Giant Panda Breeding and Research Institute on this 10-day tour.

Secondary school students will increase their understanding of and respect for Chinese history and culture, in an integrated learning environment. 

Itinerary Day By Day

DAY 1 AUSTRALIA – SHANGHAI

Fly from Australia to Shanghai. On arrival, transfer to your hotel. Includes a snack on arrival.

DAY 2 SHANGHAI (B, L, D)

After breakfast, experience exotic and cosmopolitan Shanghai. Walk along The Bund, with its famous European architecture, browse through the Shanghai Museum of Art and History, and enjoy a cruise on the river. After dinner, you will witness an amazing acrobatic show.

DAY 3 SHANGHAI – CHENGDU (B, D)

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight to Chengdu. On arrival, you will be met by your English speaking guide who will assist you with your transfer to your hotel. After check in, commence your guided tour of Chengdu.

DAY 4 CHENGDU (B, L, D)

After breakfast, your guide will meet you at your hotel for the trip to Bifengxia to see the Pandas. Chengdu has established the world renowned breeding and research base for giant pandas, which attracts almost 100,000 visitors each year. Return to your hotel in Chengdu in time for dinner.

DAY 5 CHENGDU – XIAN (B, L, D)

After breakfast, check out of your hotel and your guide will take you to see Leshan’s giant Budda. Return to Chengdu airport for your flight to Xian, and on arrival transfer to your hotel.

DAY 6 XIAN – BEIJING (B, L, D)

After breakfast, meet your guide for the tour to visit the Terracotta Warriors and Horses, before heading to the magnificent City Wall. Your guide will then escort you to the train station for the overnight train to Beijing, where you will be travelling in first class sleepers.

DAY 7 BEIJING (B, L, D)

On arrival, you guide will meet you and then transfer you to your hotel in time for breakfast. You will then commence your guided tour of Beijing. Dinner tonight is Beijing’s specialty – Peking duck.

DAY 8 BEIJING (B, L, D)

After breakfast head off to the Forbidden City in the morning, followed by a visit to Summer Palace in the afternoon. A cruise on Kunming Lake is a highlight of your time in Beijing.

DAY 9 BEIJING (B, L, D)

Head off to the Great Wall of China after breakfast, and marvel at one of the great wonders of the world. On returning to your hotel, stop off at the Olympic stadium before enjoying an evening Kung-Fu Show after dinner.

DAY 10 BEIJING- AUSTRALIA (B)

After breakfast transfer to the airport for your flight home.

Inclusions
  • International and return flights, airport taxes
  • 8 night’s accommodation at 3 and 4 star hotels, buffet breakfast daily
  • Overnight train from Xian to Beijing 1st class soft sleeper, quad share compartment
  • Private group transfers as specified in deluxe coach
  • English speaking guides in each city
  • Chinese lunch and dinner as listed in itinerary
  • Gratuities to local guides and drivers on behalf of the group as listed in the itinerary